This business alert is to inform local businesses of three recent Robbery incidents that have occurred in the 25th District. In these incidents, two offenders rob the victim at gunpoint while the victim is making a food delivery.
DUI SATURATION PATROL
GRAND CENTRAL (25TH) DISTRICT
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the 25th District this weekend. The DUI Saturation Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2017 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with roving police officers that continually monitor vehicular traffic for signs of impaired driving. Patrols also place emphasis on speed, alcohol-related and safety belt violations. Police vehicles equipped for speed detection are deployed to apprehend speeding violators.
In addition, the Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile Unit may also be deployed to allow officers to expedite the process of charging a person with Driving under the Influence (DUI) prior to transporting an alleged into the nearest lockup for bonding. The mobile unit also allows for Individual Recognizance Bonds (I-Bonds) to be issued at the site of the DUI Saturation Patrol.
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This alert gives notice of two recent Armed Robberies that have occurred within the boundaries of the 025th District (Grand Central). In these two separate robberies, the offender used a gun to rob several victims inside a business, and then used a knife to rob a victim on the street a short distance away.
This alert gives notice to several Burglaries to Cell Phone Stores located within the
boundaries of the 015th & 025th Districts. In these burglaries, the offender(s)
smashed the glass front door or window to gain entry and then removed property
from the business.
About This Crime
On November 21, 2016, at approximately 6:00 p.m., two juvenile females, ages 10 and 14 were playing outside in the 4000 block of W. Wabansia when an unknown driver of a green or blue vehicle pulled along the curb and motioned with his hands for the girls to come closer. When the girls approached the vehicle, the offender told them to get in so he could take them to the store.